The Benefits of Exercising In the Morning

08/16/2022

The Benefits of Exercising In the Morning

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t feel your best in the morning. You’re probably tired, and your head is spinning from all of the things you have to do that day. But what if I told you that working out in the morning could change all of that? Believe it or not, there…
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Physical Therapists’ Tips for Exercising in the Cold

12/13/2021

Physical Therapists’ Tips for Exercising in the Cold

Now that summer’s officially over, it’s time to prepare for the weather to change. While the autumn weather has yet to kick in, it’s never too early to brace yourself for the plummeting temperatures of winter. Before we know it, the days will be cold, gray and much shorter. However, that doesn’t mean we should…
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How to Rake Leaves Safely This Fall

11/24/2021

How to Rake Leaves Safely This Fall

It’s autumn again!  And while we’re lucky enough on Long Island to enjoy the crisp temperatures and sweater weather that fall affords us, it has a few drawbacks, too. Of course, who doesn’t love hot drinks, throwing on sweaters and sitting by a crackling fire? However, autumn also means a lot of leaves on the…
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The Dangerous Effects of Sitting

08/11/2021

The Dangerous Effects of Sitting

Unfortunately, as a result of the demands on our lifestyles whether at home or at work, we have become more sedentary than ever before. Whether we sit at a work desk for 8 hours a day, sit in on conference calls, shop for food or clothes at home rather than run typical errands, we have become more inactive than ever before.



Proper Work Area Ergonomics

07/19/2021

Proper Work Area Ergonomics

Nowadays, a huge percentage of employees work full-time jobs in office settings. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with this. However, it’s no secret that most of these positions are sedentary. Basically, this means that these jobs require sitting in a motionless, sitting position. Generally, this describes the entire day.  Obviously, as physical therapists, our patients’…
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05/14/2021

Tips To Help Maintain Your Diet

Is there anyone alive who doesn’t struggle with dieting at a certain point? Nowadays, it seems like just about everyone’s trying to lose weight. Of course, as physical therapists, we want all of our patients to be as healthy as possible. This includes maintaining a healthy, ideal weight. Sometimes, to reach a healthier weight, we…
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04/05/2021

The 3 Keys of Weight Loss

Of course, we all know that losing weight is not easy. In fact, excess weight is perhaps the most common health issue facing us today. A shocking 71.6% of Americans over the age of 20 are overweight, and nearly 40% are obese. In addition, it seems that there’s always some fad diet or new, “fast and…
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How to Fuel Your Body for Endurance Activities

02/01/2021

How to Fuel Your Body for Endurance Activities

Obviously, we all need fuel to perform strenuous activities. Events like 5k marathons and other endurance sports are becoming more popular every day. Therefore, how you prepare nutritiously for this kind of exercise is crucial. It’s equally as essential to succeeding as stretching beforehand. Your food intake may be the difference between participation and success…
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4 Tips to Help You Manage Chronic Pain

01/11/2021

4 Tips to Help You Manage Chronic Pain

Chronic pain easily ranks among the most debilitating (and frustrating) issues for so many people. In fact, chronic pain regularly affects approximately twenty percent of Americans. This can mean less mobility, opioid addiction, depression and anxiety. Generally, it’s the reason for a much poorer quality of life. Additionally, chronic pain costs the United States somewhere…
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